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passed in the senate, it's up to john boehner to get his party to pass it in the house. and it's up to us to make sure he doesn't weasel his way out of it. that's coming up. irl) what does? (guy) dive shop. (girl) diving lessons. (guy) we should totally do that. (girl ) yeah, right. (guy) i wannna catch a falcon! (girl) we should do that. (guy) i caught a falcon. (guy) you could eat a bug. let's do that. (guy) you know you're eating a bug. (girl) because of the legs. (guy vo) we got a subaru to take us new places. (girl) yeah, it's a hot spring. (guy) we should do that. (guy vo) it did. (man) how's that feel? (guy) fine. (girl) we shouldn't have done that. (guy) no. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> john boehner needs to have a talk -- 2012 john boehner needs to have a talk with 2013 john boehner to remind him about what he said about finding common ground to take care of immigration reform once and for all. i'll explain, ahead. [ male announcer ] zzzquil. it's not for colds, it's not for pain, it's just for sleep. because sleep is a beautiful thing™. zzzquil. th
't worry, mr. boehner. if that job as speaker doesn't work out, i heard there's an opening at the food network. >> what is happening on the floor today is a demonstration of major amateur hour. >> never an intention for our side to say we want to take away the safety net of the food stamp program. >> by requiring work for abled body snap recipients. >> this amendment would increase the snap cuts by 50%. >> i rise today in support of this amendment. >> 62 republicans voted no. >> don't blame democrats for the loss today. we need a bill to fence a wall and a fence on this other border. >> they're here because they can get free stuff. >> sandra rubio says they are going to have to pay -- >> they want to blend in and it doesn't take a lot for mohammed to transform himself into miguel. >> thanks for joining us. a lot to cover this afternoon because as you just saw, the inmates are now officially running the asylum. a week of chaos for senator boehner and his troops. revolt broke out among their members and failed to get enough votes for the farm bill and the week ended with a lot of questio
does. >>> a breakthrough in senate puts john boehner in the hot seat. >>> we like to say members of congress who devote their consciences but if you want real immigration reform to pass congress this year, that's a cliche you might want to abandon. there are still a ton of obstacles between where we stand now and a signing ceremony at the white house but the path cleared in a big way this week, leafing one basic question looming above the rest. what do republicans in the house secretly want? i'll explain that more in a minute. first, the big breakthrough in the senate this week. it came on thursday when two republicans, tennessee's bob corker and john hoeven announced they struck a deal dealing with border security. >> we must do more to secure the border in this legislation. that's exactly what we're offering here today. it is a very straightforward way to secure our border and to do so before allowing a pathway to legal permanent residency for those who came here illegally. >> let's be clear. what hoeven and corker are proposing, is in the words of one advocate, successful and
of 68-32. that's the bill put together by the gang of 8. john boehner says it will be dead on arrival. in the house of representatives. the house, he said, will do its own -- it will not take up the senate bill for a vote. meanwhile, aired up in boston, aaron hernandez already charged with one murder is being investigated for possibly involved in two more, a couple of years ago. and congress will go home today without doing anything about student loans because they don't care about students. you can comment on all of the above by giving us a call at 1-866-55-press. follow us on twitter at bpshow and on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. right here on current tv. 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of t
of conservatives in the house, they are not for the vote. certainly senator boehner will not bring the bill to the house floor. we have a lot of senators more worried about a primary challenge than a general election. some of these guys have already started to get primary challenges. so the house is going to move very different legislation. now, relatively noncontroversial legislation, and then it is going to get in conference. that's where the rubber hits the road. the problem is that the house, the big sticking point is the path way to zip -- citizenship. the house does not agree with it. speaker john boehner has said he doesn't like the bill. i think we will see both pass legislation. host: if it is not a pathway to citizenship, what does congress want in terms of the illegals? guest: i think they will do the e-verify, which is a mandate on employers to check the status of people they employ. the senate has not yet been critical of the house. i think that will happen. you will see democratic senators after this passes in the senate calling on the house for a vote on this. that is not goi
powerful people in washington, boehner. where are baby boomers headed when they hang up their working shoes, the econoimpact it has o economy and younger people. "on the money" right now. >> "on the money." >> here is a look at what is making news as we go into a new week "on the money." chairman ben bernanke spoke and he said that because the economy the getting strong and if the strong reports continue, the fed will slow down the pace of the bond buying program that keeps the interest rates low this fall and he said that easying could end by the end of next year. >> if the incoming data is consistent with the forecast, the committee anticipates that it would be appropriate to moderate the monthly pace of purchases later this year. in the data remains broodly aligned for our expectations for the economy, we will continue to pace the steps through the first half of next year, ending purchases around mid year. >> well, those words spooked the market and the dow joneses tumbled 350.s. it was the biggest two-day decline as well. and on top of that, interest rates on the benchmark treasury bond
boehner, who, as it happens, took his hardest line on immigration reform today, saying the house has no intention of taking up the senate bill, and that even a mere conference committee report must have majority republican support. >> we're going to do our own bill through regular order, and there will be legislation that reflects the will of our majority for any legislation, including the conference report, to pass the house, it's going to -- and have to be a bill that has the support of a majority of our members. >> speaker boehner may want to consider that should comprehensive immigration reform fail, the blame will fall squarely on his shoulders. let's get right to our panel. with us from washington is msnbc contributor maria teresa kumar, who is president of voter latino, and analyst michael dyson. in a week of historic decisions from the judicial arm of government, is it actually possible, sir, is it possible that the legislative branch might just be on the verge of doing something genuinely comprehensive on immigration? >> i'm afraid your right and that's a great thing. >> wha
pressure on speaker boehner not to block immigration reform because that would consign the republican party to minority status, and we have all kinds of allies who are usually conservative pushing for this bill -- the business community, the high tech community, the evangelical community, the catholic bishops, the growers throughout the country. so i believe that at the end of the day, speaker boehner will have to bring a bill, either the senate bill or something much closer to it than people think, to the floor of the senate, even if it means abandoning the hastert rule. he will have no choice as the pressure mounts over the summer. >> there is a difference between the speaker bringing it to the floor and his being able to corral some of his conservatives. there's a delicate line there, as you saw, when it was the farm bill was defeated by this kind of coalition of democrats who were furious that it did too much and republicans who thought it didn't do enough. there is a real chance that this could die in the house. would you concede to that? >> well, no, i think there will be pressure on
and john mccain aren't the face of getting john boehner and eric cantor and others off the ball. >> jonathan makes a really good point, who the salesman is really does seem to matter, right? initially it was thought marco rubio was the right salesman because he himself is latino, a tea party favorite at one point. he was seen as the right salesman as long as barack obama didn't go anywhere near him. now really who in the senate is credible? the rand pauls and ted cruzs of the world didn't vote for the bill. is there anyone in the senate since it's not those guys who can actually sell this bill? >> look at the senate leadership. mitch mcconnell and others. they all ran from this bill, too. "a" i don't know if there's anyone in the senate who house republicans truly respect. "b," if there is, that person didn't vote for the bill. so this bill from the house republican perspective, i think you saw that reflected in the quotes you put forward, is sort of an orphan. you go to a house which is fractious and there's no strong leadership coming and i feel like games of thrones here. the
look at the witness protection program with its founder. >> next john boehner speaks at the national association of manufacturing in washington. this is about 50 minutes. >> may i have your attention please. that's what i love. rowdy manufacturers. i have a great privilege right now of introducing to you someone that is no stranger to any of us. probably the greatest friend that manufacturers have in the united states congress. john boehner has been a representative from ohio since 990. we are so pleased that he is peaker of the house. i can tell you that just watching him, i have had the opportunity to interact not only with the speaker, but his incredibly talented staff. the job of speaker of the house, i believe, is the hardest one that exists in washington, d.c.. the drop of speaker of the house i believe is the hardest one that exists in washington dc. imagine if you had 435 cats, and anyone who had a cat knows knows there are no to cats the same personality. equally debt to the united states house are presented to us read the speaker is -- equally that to the house of represent
-led house. john boehner, the speaker, said it has to look very, very different for them to take up this issue, if at all. >> apparently new yorkers are a forgiving bunch when it comes to sexting scandals because anthony weiner is ahead in the polls. could he be the next mayor? >> and paula deen apologized but then said "i is what i is." bulldog: bulldog: oh, the dog days of summer! time to celebrate with your mates, grill a few dogs... eh, hot dogs. bacon burgers... dashchund: mattress discounters' 4th of july sale ends soon? bulldog: that cloud reminds me... radio: the tempur-pedic cloud collection-- bulldog: that's it! radio: now with 48 months interest-free financing-- basset hound: free financing? radio: or get a queen-size sealy gel memory foam mattress for just $497. bulldog: that's a ringer of a deal! radio: mattress discounters' 4th of july sale ends soon. ♪ mattress discounters >>> welcome back to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. ll cool j be damned, go ahead and call it a comeback. former democratic congressman, anthony weiner, whom you may best recall as exhibit a in the p
of marriage act. speaker of the house john boehner certainly had a more muted response. >> well, as you're probably aware, i was disappointed in the ruling yesterday. i believe in traditional marriage, but there are people on both sides of this issue with very heartfelt feelings about it, and i respect those views. the court made its decision. no plans at this point in terms of how the house would move ahead on this. >> now, while boehner's response was moderate, the reaction from his party has been anything but. tim huelskamp said he plans to introduce a federal amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman. former arkansas governor mike huckabee reacted to the news by tweeting, quote, my thoughts on the scotus ruling that determine that same-sex marriage was okay, jesus wept. all this could be a problem for republicans as americans seem to be growing more comfortable with the idea of same-sex marriage. many republican politicians seem to be going out of step. "the washington post" put it this way. less than a decade ago, the republicans considered the issue to rally co
reform bill, hot potato to boehner. standing room only crowd chanted "yes we can" the vote 68-32. the gang of eight bill could provide legal status and a 13-year path to citizenship. guest worker program, and a so-called border surge. now the bipartisan bill in the senate says they have a solution but house majority leader john boehner has his own idea. >> put the bill on the floor and it will pass and many of those who don't want to vote for it on the republican side won't have to. >> the house is not going to take up and vote on whatever the senate passes. we're going to do our own bill through regular order and it will be legislation that reflects the will of our majority and the will of the american people. >> joining me right now is kentucky democratic congressman john yarmuth, member of the house gang of seven working on immigration. good to have you here. >> thank you, thomas. >> as we know with speaker boehner basically throwing cold water on the senate's version, "the washington post" is reporting, though, that the house has several options here. i want to go over the
,500. and who is their leader of the super villain? john boehner, the speaker of the house! you know, it might be fun to think he's the zod to president obama's superman. but, really, we think he's a little more like gru, you know him, from "despicable me," grand ambitions, minions he can never really keep in line. speaker boehner brought the house's version of the $940 billion farm bill to a vote on thursday, expecting to it pass, and it failed with 62 republicans voting against it. the vote was a shock, as usually house speakers don't bring major controversial bills to the floor unless they know they're going to pass. republicans tried to blame it on democrats, saying they failed to deliver the 40-votes promise. and house majority leader eric cantor even said he was, quote, extremely disappointed that democrats chose to derail years of bipartisan work. but even if gop leadership had those votes, the bill still would have failed. now, i certainly don't envy john boehner's job, corralling house republicans actually does seem a lot like trying to rely on an army of fictional, nonverbal minions
donuts -- frederick douglass. it included john boehner and nancy pelosi. and mitch mcconnell. washington d.c. delegates eleanor holmes norton and ms. nettie washington douglass, the great great granddaughter of frederick douglass. this is over in our. , thedies and gentlemen speaker of the house of representatives, the honorable john boehner. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to emancipation hall. this a proud day for all americans especially so for the leaders and the residents of the district of columbia. we have long labored to see this day,. we offer you our gratitude and congratulations today. [applause] the man whose statue we are gathered here to dedicate today was in the minds of many of the including abraham lincoln, one of our greatest americans. he is depicted here today standing by a podium giving an address. we lean forward and listen carefully as captivated audiences on what to did. his name is frederick douglass. he said he was born into slavery sometime in february and eight to 18 he was never ever able to determine the day. -- in 1818. he had t
the speaker boehner's speakership is on the line. what do you have to say? guest: well, two things to say there. speaker boehner's job is on the line in two respects. one, if he loses the house. two, if his conservatives have a coup attempt. we saw that in the beginning of this year. they had kind of a bad coup attempt, and they didn't succeed. some rebels in the conservative caucus. but the chances of the house flipping are unlikely. artly because of grerimandering. so boehner has without a doubt the toughest job in the house. kusack.r guest is bob man ve many stories on the who leaked secrets. out of hong kong, they say edward snowden was leaving the country, headed to moscow. other reports say headed to oscow and then cuba. any update on that story? guest: you have a lot of possible different countries. one of the things that baffles me about the story is that the u.s. could have revoked his passport. so i don't know exactly how he is traveling around his world. i think also different -- this snow diagnosis den is in the world of deception. both the n.s.a. and c.i.a. so i think everyth
to the economy. >>. >> my conversation with one of the most powerful people in washington, john boehner, on the fed fiscal policy, the immigration reform, and a lot more discussion you don't want to miss. >>> and forget about retirement communities. where baby boomers are headed when they hang up their working shoes. the impact on the economy and younger people. "on the money" begins right now. >>> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week "on the money." ben bernanke spoke and the economy had a taper tantrum. he said the economy is getting stronger and if the strong reports continue, the fed will slow down the pace of the bond-buying programs that helps to keep interest rates low this fall. bernanke also said quantitative easing could end by the middle of next year. >> if the incoming data are broadly consistent with this forecast, the committee currently anticipates that it would be appropriate to moderate the monthly pace of purchases later this year, and if the subsequent data remain broadly aligned with our current expectations for the economy, we would continu
that the leadership was surprised. the house leadership. leadership should never be surprised. >> brown: john boehner. >> eric cantor, the house majority leader voted for an amendment-- a punitive amendment on food stamps-- that he had been warned would cost them the coalition. and then he turned around and said it was all nancy pelosi fault. they lost 62 house republicans. you can't lose that many on your own side on a procedural vote as to whether you're going to bring up the legislation. it was a terrible blow to the speaker, a terrible blow to the leadership. i just think it's -- and to the coalition. it had always been a great coalition between urban liberals and rural conservatives that had worked together to pass the farm bill in the past and that is obviously not the case. >> one of the interesting reasons is not the case because even rural voters have decided the money is for us but we'd rather cut spending. so debt as an issue, even in rural america, the money going to rural america, people would rather cut spending than continue with their subsidies. >> brown: but the question of what's ha
to put pressure on house republicans and john boehner, you can only call last night's vote adequate. the amendment passed 67-27. 15 republicans voted for it, no democrat voted against it. given that 6 senators did not vote, including 2 democrats, the overall legislation remains on track for 70 votes. the sweet spot was 75 plus in the senate because that number would have meant that they would have gotten half of the republican conference. instead, looks like they are not going to get that. republican leader mitch mcconnell felt politically comfortable enough knowing a majority of the conference would be against this he put out a statement slamming the compromise saying this. when i called for a debate on immigration earlier this monta massive bill pushed up an artificial deadline without any real opportunity for review or amendment isn't what i had in mind. remember, he stayed largely silent in this debate until yesterday. now, democrats also had to make some concessions to get the bill through. it includes a provision, for instance, by utah senator orrin hatch that would prevent un
with you. >> earlier in the day, house speaker john boehner reiterated his position that the house's own efforts wouldn't be affected by what happened in the senate. >> the house is not going to take up and vote on whatever the senate passes. we are going to do our own bill and for any legislation, including a conference report, to pass the house, that's going to have ato be a bill that has the support of a majority of our members. >> members of the house republican congress continue to ratchet up the pressure on bainer to keep that process. >> the american people elected a republican majority of the house of representatives. worry a leader of that majority to use his authorities to circumvent that majority, would be cause for removal in my judgment. >> i have no inside information on this. no, you know, great sources republican loadership in the house and terrible at predicting things, i had go way out on a limb and say i don't believe what boehner is saying, i won't put this on the floor. what i believe is going to happen and it will be spectacularly, horribly wrong, and watch this cli
to it but house speaker john boehner has said on multiple occasions saying we're moving ahead on our own immigration measures. they have voted on measures on everify and more border security amendments. the house has their own ideas and they're faction in the gop who will never get on board to the path to citizenship and john boehner said i'm not bringing anything to the floor that doesn't get a majority of my caucus on board. >> you have to wonder if those who oppose this are looking down the road. if it didn't get passed by the house, interpret what happens with the latino voters moving on. >> they nooned that we need to do better outreach. the problem is that works on big national scale, on a presidential election because they are fast growing group that care about this issue. in these individual districts it's not that important and i think the members understand that. if this doesn't pass, i think you'll see the democrats and president obama try to use this next year in the congressional elections as an issue to really win more democratic seats. down the road in 2016 you see people
's the day the rates on many student loans will spike. they passed the speaker john boehner's bill that would put them 2.5 percentage points above the rate and -- he's frustrated with democrats not for getting on board. >> the president has failed to talk about this issue and hasn't lifted a finger to push his own party to pass his own proposal. the time for games is up. i think our kids deserve better. and the democrats need to get their act together so we can prevent these rates from doubling on july 1st. >> student loans are not the only piece of highly contentious legislation in d.c. right now. the republican led house didn't past the -- deep cut to food stamps combined forces to kill the bill. how does this body for issues like student loans. i'm joined now by two panels. you have been covering all the back and forth on student loans. you wrote just yesterday with less than two weeks before subsidized student loan interest rates double, they're finding common ground on a compromise involving cap on rates while also tying themg to the market. are we looking at another 11th hour deal on th
and neither can john boehner. that's next. ♪ [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums you'll forget you had heartburn. aren't always the most obvious. take the humble stevia plant, with a surprising secret to share: sweetness. truvia sweetener. zero-calorie sweetness, born from the stevia leaf. from nature, for sweetness. >>> the farm bill, the primary legislative tool through which food and agriculture policy is made in america was rejected by the house of representatives after months of negotiations. house speaker john boehner first announced nine months ago in september of last year couldn't call a bill on the farm bill at that time among disagreements over the extent of the cuts. but then last month, a bill emerged from the house agriculture committee that would slash $40 billion from food and nutrition programs including more than $20 billion. supplemental nutritional program known as food stamps. democra
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, john boehner said he wouldn't bring it to the. >> immigration reform has to be grounded in real border security. that's what the american people believe. it's a principle that our majority believes as well. >> speaker john boehner says the house will craft their. >>> a federal grand jury returned a 30 count indictment against the suspect for using the a weapon of masses destruction and homicide. three were killed near the finish line of the boston marathon. 17 of the charges could bring life in prison for the 19-year- old or the death penalty. >>> the two alarm fire broke out around 2:15. news chopper 2 got the pictures of the damage. six engines from the fire district responded with help. one firefighter had minor injuries. investigators are trying to look at the cause of the fire and determine where it started. crews will stay until all are out. >>> more changes, new at 5:30, the shake up at the california public utility commission tied to the san bruno blast. >>> california schools have been facing budget cuts, but that's not the case this year. the big changes coming to the classro
speaker john boehner has anything to do with it. boehner says the house will not take up and vote on the senate bill. instead, house republicans say they will come up with their own bill. "immigration reform has to be grounded in real border security. it's what the american people believe, and it's a principle that our majority believes as well." as for the senate, here's what passed in a 68-to-32 vote: $40 billion to be spent over the next decade to bolster border security. that includes 20,000 new border agents and extending a fence 700 miles beyond what currently stands. it also provides a 13-year path to citizenship for the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the u.s. the senate bill did not include a proposal to create an electronic employment verification system for immigrants. macy's will pay a fine for discriminating against immigrant workers. the justice department says the retailer engaged in "unfair practices" when verifying their eligibility to work. macy's will set up a $100,000 fund to compensate workers, pay a $175,000 civil fine, and improve its hiring p
speaker john boehner says they will write their own bill. he attended several smaller pieces of immigration. focusing on border security and enforcement. boehner says he won't call for a vote on any plan who does not have majority support for the republican conference. the republican conference is scheduled to meet on wednesday july 10th. to talk about their ideas. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in berkeley want your help. they are searching for a man that is suspected on a sexual assault. 33-year-old john anthony martin described as 6'6", 280 pounds is accused of going into a woman's bedroom and sexually assaulting her while she was sleeping. the woman says he ran away when she woke up and screamed. >>> police officers are targeting gang members. they arrested a wanted gang member for violating probation. the san mateo county gang task force has made 70 such arrests in the last two weeks and seized a number of weapons. the special officers will remain on patrol through august. >>> the rules for fishing are changing to help protect one specie
they will be able to get i across the goal line. >> what about if the prospects in the house? speaker boehner is saying he is not going to pass anything that does not have a majority of republicans in support. republicans in support. that's a pretty tall barrier given a fact some republicans simply will not vote for had path to citizenship jason describes. >> yes. that line he put on the there could really -- here is the reason why. all along, the house has been saying this will in pieces p will not take up the senate bill and not pass an overwhelming -- the reason why -- >> that makes sense it does. it does. it is because -- boehner knows that he has certain i coalitions of republicans and support some of the free market aspects of the bill. for instance, guest worker programs. the problem he always had is were he can get a majority of the majority to support a path way to citizenship. that's a big problem, too. because if the republicans think that they can pass a -- sort of halfway immigration bill out or pieces of it that does not include that half pathway, and the president may find they
,000 miles of fences and they would use illegal drones to track illegals. house speaker john boehner says he and others in the gop would take their time crafting a bill of what their constituents want, so if the tepasses it, do not expecting the house -- expect the house to move quickly. when house speaker john boehner believes it when i see you next ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are expecting to grow during a hearing on capitol hill. it will be the third time danny has testified before congress appointed him to lead the troubled agency next month. he stopped a practice that calls for political groups and the occupied movement to receive greater scrutiny. he also is expected to face questions about a report that he issued that found no intentional wrongdoing at the agency. >>> time now 5:14, new this morning, they are still looking for 6 americans on a missing yacht. it left the bay of islands in northern new zealand three weeks ago. it was due to arrive this week and family members have not heard from anyone. officials are worried the yacht may have been caught in a storm and it win
in the house. republicans led by house speaker john boehner will create their own bill and boehner is in no rush. he hopes to vote on a plan by the end of the year. but there is some pressure. just how soon house republicans plan on meeting to discuss immigration when i see you next. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:16. berkeley police want your help in the search for a man suspected of a sexual assault on cal fraternity and sorority row. john anthony martin described as 6'6", 280 pounds ask accuse -- is is accused of going into a woman's bedroom and sexually assaulting her while she was asleep. the woman says he ran away when she woke up and screamed. >>> squatters may be to blame for a house fire in oakland. this one started last night at an abandoned house. witness told firefighters they saw squatters leaving the building at the time of the fire. firefighters put out the flames quickly. no one was hurt but the investigation goes on. >>> once again a federal judge is issuing an important warning to oakland city hall. the judge is accusing city l
. >> and of course the reaction from boehner was reflexive and immediate. >> as you look i will read and do my best john boehner. : >> it's really the party line. >> so sad. i think the problem is the public square has moved on and the important thing that doma ruling does is clear the way for all the legal challenges in the other states. the states that are fighting to expand marriage and have marriage equality there, that will make it easier for them to pursue it. >> this is a big problem for them. >> i'm just astounded that was not john baner. >> i've been working on it for several hours. >> you know, the republicans you're going to see some last desperate gasp here from republicans. the first coming from the republican from kansas. he said he's going to introduce into the house of representatives a constitutional amendment that will ban gay marriage, which would require much more than he's going to be able to get. shana talked about the tipping point, this being the tipping point. in a lot of ways this is the landing point. this is a place where a lot of republicans in the house of representati
john boehner says he will not allow a vote without the majority support of republican members. we will have more on the immigration bill later in the broadcast. the latest disclosures from nsa documents leaked by edward snowden to the guardian show the u.s. government collected bulk metadata on the e-mails of millions of americans for about 10 years. under a program that fell under the overall nsa domestic surveillance operation known as stellar wind, the government swept up information including e-mail accounts and ip addresses, but not the content of the messages themselves. the program began my targeting e-mails with at least one party outside the u.s., but expanded in 2007 to domestic messages. the obama ministration continue the effort after taking office before shutting it down in 2011. the disclosures confirm the claims of william bennett, the career nsa official turned whistleblower. he said the nsa took an electronic surveillance or graham he developed and used it to conduct mass surveillance on national scale free at he resign from the nsa in 2001 in opposition to what h
of the republican party. house speaker john boehner says he will not move on the senate's gang of eight bill until it has the support of the majority of the republicans in the house. and it's unclear whether they will support it. the republican party's share of the hispanic vote has actually declined. it fell after president reagan signed the original amnesty legislation into law in 1986. tonight we'll be asking republicans national committee chairman reince priebus about what benefit the republican party would gain from the administration and also hear the chairman of the veterans affair committee, congressman jeff miller on the benefits back log at the v.a. that he calls a national crisis. and the obama white house ungulfed in scandal. we've been asking our viewers to joining us to assess a number of issues that are pretty important to the republican party and the future, issues like immigration, national security, we're joined by the chairman of the republican national committee, reince priebus. >> thanks for having me here. it's a beautiful place. >> well, thank you, we spif it up just for spe
. [applause] >> thank you. mr. vice president, speaker boehner, harry reid, nancy pelosi, howard professor dr. edna g. medford and the douglass family led by its matriarch, ms. nettie washington douglass. the great, great granddaughter of frederick douglass who we all are pleased to welcome to the capitol today. [applause] it took a community to choose frederick douglass to represent the capitol joining statues from the 50 states. and the entire congress to bring the statue to the capitol today. i especially find that it was d. c. residents who selected frederick douglass to represent the district and the capitol. our residents are accustomed to hosting national and international visitors who make the district their home. none before or since douglass however have so joined his national prominence and philosophy with the aspirations of the people of the district of columbia. douglass lived here for 23 of his 57 years as a free man. he knew and felt deeply about where he lived. he refused to separate his life in the district from the quality of his courageous life. rising from bondage to becom
, as far as the house, totally different situation. john boehner does not like the senate bill. the house is working on narrow kind of noncontroversial immigration bill. so this -- this legislation has a long way to go, eric. >> do you think there'll be some type of compromise? can there be between the senate and the house or right now there's just too far off? >> no. i think that those talks could go on for months. that's the danger here. is that immigration reform could get bogged down in a conference between the house and the senate. and why? because of the pathway to citizenship. a lot of the conservatives in the house are strongly opposed to the senate bill and the pathway to citizenship. but a decent amount of senate republicans support it. so that's where i think the block is going to be. the house is certainly not going to be moving the senate immigration bill, at least not any time soon. >> you're talking about a sizable number of senators. they talk about 15 republican senators supporting that. can they potentially sway some of the recalcitrant members of the house to see their
that are coming out of my mouth? >> speaker boehner is not running republican conferences, he is one step ahead of the mob. >> this is a very difficult issue. >> some of these republicans got together right away and said, okay, here is our strategy. no to everything. >> no way, jose. >> i don't sebringing an immigration bill to the floor that doesn't have the major support of republicans. >> it'll be dangerous. you go first. >> if it fails and we are blamed for its failure, our party is in trouble. >> republican party has a lot to lose here. >> hello. hello. anybody home. >> tell them that the time for excuses is over. >> . >> maybe. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. take a very good look, close look at this man. you know who he is, speaker boehner. what about the resume? this is man who did everything in his power to stop healthcarery form. this man promised to repeal healthcare and take coverage away from 30 to 40 million americans. this man killed legislation which would have created millions of jobs in america. he couldn't even get a farm bill passed this past
is already putting pressure on house republicans, especially speaker john boehner. >> the immigration bill before the senate is another example of bipartisan legislation. the immigration bill will pass this chamber with democratic and republican votes. and when the immigration bill passes, the speaker should bring it up for a vote in the house of representatives quickly. do the right thing, seek votes from democrats and republicans. america deserves a common sense approach. >> ari melber, this thing as i read says it is going to pass the senate and it's going to pass the senate with this new amendment that strengthens the border provisions. what do you make of that new piece? >> i think that's what they've got to do to get it done. they've obviously said, the democrats, that they want 60-plus, they want the super super majority. but i think that's probably good politics here given that speaker boehner needs a lot of cover to do his job, he will not do his job alone. he needs democrats to help him get republicans on the senate side for cover. and look, this is a lot farther than we were las
a major part of the defense of marriage act. speaker of the house john boehner certainly had a more muted response. >> well, as you're probably aware, i was disappointed in the ruling yesterday. i believe in traditional marriage, but there are people on both sides of this issues, with very heartfelt feelings about it. i respect that view. the court made its decision. no plans at this point in terms of how the house would move ahead on this. >> while the response was moderate, the reaction has been anything but. tim huelskamp said he plans to introduce a federal amendment. former arkansas governor mike huckabee reacted to the news by tweeting, quote, my thoughts on the scotus ruling that -- is okay -- jesus wealth. wept. many republican politicians seem any going out of step. "the washington post" put it this way -- less than a decade ago republicans used the issue, and put democrats on the defensive. today, although a majority of republicans continue to opotion same-sex marriage, republicans leaders and candidates are on the defensive. their positions may not have changed, but many are si
was worth the vote. >>> president obama calls speaker boehner from air force one today urging action. but is the bill back to square one when it gets to the house? >> the house is not going to take up and vote on whatever the senate passes. we're going to do our own bill through regular order and there will be legislation that reflects the will of our majority and the will of the american people. >>> texas two-step. governor rick perry lashes out at democrat state senator wendy davis after her epic filibuster blocked a vote to restrict abortions and shut down clinics. >> it's just unfortunate that she hasn't learned from her own example that every life must be given a chance to realize its full potential and that every life matters. >> now the governor's called a special session on monday to try a vote again. this morning davis spoke out on "morning joe." >> it's a sad state of affairs that politicians like governor perry and lieutenant governor dewhurst have decided this intrusion on a woman's personal decision making should be used as a political pawn for their own higher aspiratio
, much in this opposition stronger than people realize and john boehner has said, i need to have half of my conference on board to bring this to the floor. as of right now they're not close to half of the conference. >> good way for john boehner to go into retirement early, is by striking a deal with democrats on immigration, james carville, and saying i'm going to just -- we don't need a majority. we're going to cobble together the coalition. the caucus won't stand for it because a lot of men and women in that house caucus believe that, like laura engram always says, this is a sellout of the republican party. >> yes. it's going to be a choice he's going to have to make. a majority of the house would vote for this yesterday. i mean they have -- we're talking about the house. to some extent there's an argument that you are going around with democracy really is because they clearly got enough votes to pass it now. for our viewers, the rule that the house republicans had they will not bring up anything that doesn't have a majority of the republicans which they'll never get. >> they've be
really want to aspire to be part of this great country. >> speaker boehner was asked about your efforts. was he encouraging of those efforts and he basically said yes. you should continue your work. it will be part of the discussion going forward. should we take speaker boehner at his word? will your plan when it emerges get that kind of conversation from the republican leadership? >> speaker boehner has been very clear that he thinks this is an issue that has to be fixed, it has to be fixed now, this year hopefully. and i think, frankly, when all -- when push comes to shove, i hate to sound -- look, when push comes to shove, i think something very similar to what we have been working on is the only thing that has a shot of passing the house, of getting bipartisan support, and having a shot to get to go to the president's desk. and the speaker clearly wants to solve the issue. i think we hopefully will have a viable option. >> i would just add -- obviously i didn't vote for john boehner to be speaker. he's -- >> there's still time though. there will be ample opportunity. >> he's a conse
boehner, senate minority theer mitch mcconnell and great granddaughter of frederick douglass. you can see the steady dedication in emancipation hall under that don't bear in the u.s. capital that you are looking at right now. you could watch it tonight on c- span at 8:00 p.m., the hon. florida onc.j. in our line for republicans. welcome to austin to journal. -- welcome to washington journal. i am in boca raton up. host: what do you think about edward caller: snowden i think it is -- about edward snowden? caller: i think the club up by charging him with espionage. that way it may be possible for hong kong to keep him because it is such a fear -- it is such a severe offense. i want to take umbrage with people saying he is not qualified because he is a drop out. a lot of folks who:, i am nice -- a lot of folks who call in, i am an english teacher and they can even speak english. -- they cannot even speak english. a lot of people are talented and smarter than a lot of people that get these degrees because you and i both know that our degrees are not equal. a lot of folks for whom i teach, the
boehner sent a letter to the old president. to the president. because of our efforts there are finally signs of progress towards a bipartisan plan for a long term marketplace solution. we need to finish the job, and do so soon. kline there.n times," -la - one more short piece of tape coming from our new speaker program this week. newsmaker"from our " program this week. [video clip] >> anybody in this business understands the power of this issue. the poll was released just a couple of days ago where 84% of the public is opposed to letting the rates double or go up, rates that are far above what regular consumer rates are for products like home mortgages. the fact that mr. klein and speaker boehner did not move forward with the bill in may shows that this is an issue they need to handle with care because it cuts across every state, blue or red, middle-class families and upper-class families are struggling with college costs. even though it does not have the exact same dynamic of a year ago in the midst of the presidential campaign, the political power of this issue is still very dangerou
times. the house. the house under john boehner. could they actually pass something real? could they really do it? john boehner apparently thinks he can do it. at least last week when he met with the all-democratic congressional hispanic caucus, he told them that he could do it. he says he has a plan to do it. "in a private meeting with the congressional hispanic caucus on wednesday mr. boehner cited the farm bill process to describe how he intended to move immigration reform through the house." the farm bill process. the farm bill process that he talked about on wednesday is a process that failed spectacularly on thursday. his whole plan for how to pass something difficult is to use the same strategy that he used to fail to pass something easy. eke. this was the stinging and embarrassing loss for boehner. this was the doo-woop move that made one sitting member of congress la mamt to "the hill" newspaper, "we can't even do an f star star star star star star farm bill." that's how they print td. i will not try to guess what the six asterisks stood for after the letter f. this was
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